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Daley Thompson

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Birthday
30, 1958
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
England

About

British decathlete who won two Olympic gold medals in 1980 in Moscow and in 1984 in Los Angeles and set four world records.

Before Fame

At the age of 12, he lost his father after a shooting killed him.

Trivia

He has been called the greatest decathlete of all time and the greatest English athlete of all time.

Family Life

He fathered three children with his first wife, Trish.

Associated With

He was known for his irreverence and once showed up to a press conference wearing a T-shirt that read, "Is the world's 2nd greatest athlete gay?", a reference to Carl Lewis.